When it comes to mental health, the more people that speak about their experiences, the better.
Unfortunately stigma is still a huge issue in society, affecting nine in 10 people with mental health problems. However, as with all things in society, attitudes have the ability change.
Here, we highlight 17 famous people who are helping to slowly chip away at stigma by publicly speaking about mental health.
Useful websites and helplines:
Mind, open Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm on 0300 123 3393 Samaritans offers a listening service which is open 24 hours a day, on 116 123 (UK and ROI - this number is FREE to call and will not appear on your phone bill.) Get Connected is a free advice service for people under 25. Call 0808 808 4994 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org